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Structured Reporting Helpful in Describing Pancreatic Adenocarcinomas


Background: Pancreatic cancer is an aggressive tumor, with surgery needed for any chance of survival. Objective: To review pancreatic cancer including diagnosis and treatment. Histopathology: Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma arises from the exocrine pancreas and may be secondary to intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms, intraepithelial neoplasias, or mucinous cystic neoplasms. Risk factors: Risk factors include older age, smoking, diabetes, chronic pancreatitis, and some syndrom more...
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